History

Business Aircraft Owners Benefit from Clay Lacy Aviation’s Continued East...

Feature Published: Aviation International News (AIN), November 2021 Founded in 1968, having flown for six U.S. Presidents and the British Prime Minister, Clay Lacy Aviation…

Transport Canada Awards TCCA Maintenance Certification to Clay Lacy FAA...

Expert Clay Lacy MRO services for Canadian-registered business jets in the Northeastern U.S. (Oxford, Conn.—November 8, 2021) Clay Lacy Aviation’s FAA Part 145 Repair Station…

NATA Business Journal Highlights Clay Lacy’s Journey to Sustainability

Published: NATA Business Journal, Fall 2021 Article Written By: Scott Cutshall, Clay Lacy Aviation, SVP Development and Sustainability In late fall of 2018 I received…

Michael Eisner Stays Connected at 40,000 Ft and Beyond –...

Feature Published: Honeywell, September 2021 Business mogul and philanthropist Michael Eisner stays connected from takeoff to landing on his Bombardier Global 6000 thanks to aircraft…

Eviation Partners with Clay Lacy Aviation for Alice All-Electric Aircraft...

Press Release Published: Cision PR Newswire, September 14, 2021 Eviation Aircraft, a global manufacturer of all-electric aircraft, announced a partnership with Clay Lacy Aviation to…

Van Nuys Airport Goes Electric as Tenants Install Over 100...

Press Release Published: Los Angeles World Airports, August 25, 2021 In another major step toward its industry-leading sustainability goals, the businesses at Van Nuys Airport…

Scenery Developers Reveal Clay Lacy Van Nuys in Microsoft Flight...

Featuring: Orbx July 2021 Microsoft Flight Simulator is one of the longest-running, best-known, and most comprehensive home flight simulator programs on the market. Orbx, the…

A Conversation with Brian Kirkdoffer in AIN: The Future of...

Feature Published: Aviation International News (AIN), June 2021 Industry consolidation, technological advancement, environmental accountability, and a post-COVID surge in demand: positive changes are sweeping the…

Clay Lacy Earns EASA Part 145 Repair Station Certification

(Los Angeles—June 15, 2021) An EASA Part 145 Maintenance Organization certification approval was granted to Clay Lacy Aviation MRO Services by the European Union Aviation…

Clay Lacy Adds Citation X and Challenger 300 Super-Midsize Jets...

Five Clay Lacy private charter jets now serve Seattle and the Pacific Northwest (Seattle—June 8, 2021) Clay Lacy Aviation continues to expand its private jet…

University of Washington’s Foster Business Magazine Features Brian Kirkdoffer as...

Feature Published: University of Washington’s Foster Business Magazine, December 4, 2019 For these Foster alumni aviators, flying airplanes—of every kind—is a passion like no other…

Clay Lacy Grows South Florida Charter Fleet with Challenger 350...

Challenger joins Global 6000 in Palm Beach and second Challenger 350 in Miami (Palm Beach, Fla.—May 11, 2021) A Bombardier Challenger 350 has joined Clay…

Honeywell Creates Great Flying Experience for Mark Wahlberg

Feature Published: Honeywell, April 2021 Mark Wahlberg built a reputation as one of Hollywood’s most bankable stars by playing characters like soldiers, firefighters, cops and…

Paragon Aviation Group Welcomes Clay Lacy Orange County – KSNA...

Press Release Published: Paragon Aviation Group, April 28, 2021 Paragon Aviation Group is excited to announce the addition of Clay Lacy Aviation’s newest FBO in…

All the Benefits of Jet Ownership, None of the Hassles...

Feature Published: Aviation International News (AIN), April 2021 It has been one year since the World Health Organization’s declared COVID-19 a pandemic and life as…

Clay Lacy Teams with World Fuel Services and World Energy...

(Los Angeles—March 22, 2021) Clay Lacy Aviation will offer Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) at the company’s two FBOs at Van Nuys Airport and John Wayne…

43 Air Elite Network Members Achieve Carbon Neutrality

Press Release Published: AirElite Network, March 18, 2021 Air Elite® by World Fuel now has 43 member locations that have become carbon neutral. Working with…

4AIR Announces Clay Lacy Aviation as Official Rating Partner –...

Press Release Published: 4AIR, February 17, 2021 4AIR, the first and only sustainability rating program dedicated to private aviation, today announced that it will be…

Clay Lacy Works Toward Net-Zero Carbon Footprint with Solar Panels,...

30,000 square feet of solar panels will offset 530 metric tons of CO2, the equivalent of driving 1.3 million miles in an average car. (Los…

How to Keep Your Options Open When Flying Private –...

Article Published: CSQ Magazine, January 2021 Written by: Scott Cutshall, C-Suite Advisor Flying private can be confusing. It’s often thought of as a luxury—a nonessential…

Clay Lacy Completes First Install of Honeywell JetWave Ka-band on...

JetWave high-speed satellite Wi-Fi enables passengers to stream seamlessly worldwide (Los Angeles—December 8, 2020) Clay Lacy Aviation, an authorized Honeywell Dealer, has installed a Honeywell…

Ross Wine Tours Partners with Clay Lacy Aviation for Luxury...

NEW YORK, November 9, 2020 – Ross Wine Tours LLC (RWT) is pleased to announce an exclusive global partnership with Clay Lacy Aviation (CLA), an…

Connecticut Airport Authority Announces Clay Lacy Aviation Expansion at Waterbury-Oxford...

Published By: Connecticut Airport Authority Clay Lacy Aviation will expand Northeast U.S. operations and create 100 new jobs in Connecticut (Windsor Locks, CT) – October…

Gulfstream GV, G450, GIV-SP and Citation CJ3 Join Clay Lacy...

(Los Angeles—October 20, 2020) Clay Lacy Aviation has added a 14-passenger Gulfstream GV, a 14-passenger Gulfstream G450, an 11-passenger Gulfstream GIV-SP and a seven-passenger Citation…

Clay Lacy Aviation Awarded FBO Lease at John Wayne Airport,...

(Orange County, Calif – September 23, 2020) – The Orange County Board of Supervisors has awarded Clay Lacy Aviation a thirty-five year lease at John…

Covid-19: How business aviation keeps moving during the pandemic –...

Article Published: Business Airport International, August 2020 Written by: Paige Smith FBOs and aircraft operators have quickly adopted new procedures and equipment to stay open…

Five Jets Join Clay Lacy Managed Charter Fleet in Los...

Global 6000, Gulfstream GV, Gulfstream GIV-SP, Challenger 350 and Falcon 2000 offer new long-range jet charter options for clients (Los Angeles—June 16, 2020) Clay Lacy…

Clay Lacy named one of LA500 Most Influential People –...

Article Published: LA500 Los Angeles Business Journal June 11, 2020 Publisher: Josh Schimmels The Business Journal’s fifth annual LA500 list honors the most influential leaders…

Clay Lacy Scholarship Funds Awarded to 26 Students at LAUSD...

Scholarships help aircraft maintenance and aviation science students prepare for rewarding aviation careers (Los Angeles—June 10, 2020) Clay Lacy Aviation continues to nurture the next…

Clay Lacy Completes Tenth Embraer Phenom 120-Month Inspection

Popular additions to 120-month inspections include Gogo AVANCE L3, Garmin NXi avionics suite, and soft goods reupholstery all completed onsite to reduce downtime (Los Angeles—May…

Clay Lacy Aviation Sets New CleanCheck Standard as Commitment to...

Multifaceted approach ensures clean, safe and healthy environment for clients and employees (Los Angeles—May 5, 2020) Clay Lacy Aviation has reimagined every aspect and touch…

Clay Lacy Launches Aircraft Cleaning and Disinfecting Services

(Los Angeles—April 28, 2020) Clay Lacy Aviation now provides comprehensive aircraft cleaning and disinfecting services at the company’s maintenance centers and through its mobile response…

Clay Lacy Aviation Engages World Kinect Energy Services to Develop...

Multifaceted approach will significantly reduce carbon footprint of Clay Lacy facilities and enable business aviation clients to operate sustainably (Los Angeles—February 10, 2020) Clay Lacy…

Passion & Positive Difference – Spring 2020 Edition of EVA...

Article Published: Executive & VIP Aviation International, Spring 2020 Written by: Paul Eden Clay Lacy Aviation has remained true to its legendary founder’s principles for…

Clay Lacy Aviation Opens Dallas-Fort Worth Office

Led by Senior VP Chris Broyhill, new office offers aircraft management and charter services in Texas and neighboring states (Fort Worth, Texas — January 21,…

Embraer Expands Clay Lacy Service Center Authorization to include Legacy...

Clay Lacy Aviation becomes one-stop authorized service center for entire Embraer business jet product line. (Los Angeles—January 13, 2020) Embraer has expanded Clay Lacy Aviation’s…

Embraer Phenom Owners Turn to Clay Lacy for Mandatory 10-Year...

(Los Angeles—December 10, 2019) Clay Lacy Aviation is performing 10-year inspections for Embraer Phenom aircraft at the company’s Embraer Authorized Service Centers at Van Nuys…

Gulfstream G650ER, Falcon 7X and Pilatus PC-24 Join Clay Lacy’s...

Just in time for the holidays, Clay Lacy introduces three new Wi-Fi equipped aircraft for private jet charter to the New York market. (White Plains,…

Gulfstream GV in Naples, Florida, Adds to Clay Lacy Aviation...

Now available for charter, this 12-passenger GV joins a Global 6000 in West Palm Beach and Miami-based Challenger 350 in Clay Lacy’s growing South Florida…

Orange Coast College Aviation Students Awarded Pilot Scholarships from Clay...

Now in its third year, Clay Lacy Pilot Scholarship Fund helps students earn private, instrument and commercial pilot license, and pursue careers in aviation (Costa…